ear trumpets

auricle #349

style auricle
brand Weiss
based in UK
made 1880
earpiece Ivory
body Iron
horn Iron
horn dia 78x41 mm
length 115 mm
weight 66 gm
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grille None
ring No
adjustable no
condition OK but custom shaped box has parted lid
acquired 2016
seller type Auction
found in Ely
country England
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seller note A late 19th century leather cased ear trumpet Of typical form, with an ivory earpiece, the reverse inscribed Weiss & Son, 62 Strand. 11.5 cm long.
Some chipping and surface wear, some paint loss, general wear, case tatty and separated.
comment This brand is unknown to me, so a must have item.
Upon inspection the horn is a version of a London Dome with a coiled tube to the earpiece. I was surprised that the horn is magnetic, so it is made of iron.
shape flare
boxed yes
gwrok yes
bay 5
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